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Top garages for Oil Change in Whitstable (82 found)
Horizon Motor Group Ltd.
62 Jobs Completed
Wingham
5.0 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.

In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind. We cover Wingham and surrounding areas and also offer courtesy cars and a free collection and delivery service.

Formula One Autocentres - Westwood Cross
149 Jobs Completed
Ramsgate
4.1 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

All Vehicle Services (Kent) Ltd
187 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.6 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind
We cover the XY, YZ and QQ postcode areas and offer courtesy cars as well as a free collection and delivery service”

Formula One Autocentres - Sittingbourne
114 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.5 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

BOURNE PERFORMANCE LTD
40 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.6 / 5

Bourne Performance Ltd are a local independent company established in 2005, with a loyal customer base in our local area of Sittingbourne. This is due to our team of highly trained and friendly technicians. We pride ourselves on providing a very high standard of service and honest and competitive pricing for all our customers.

We can meet all your Servicing and repair needs, we undertake all car and van MOT’s Class IV and VII, Diagnostics, aircon, Clutches and Brakes. To make this experience more convenient we offer a free collection and delivery service within a 5-mile radius of out location.

The Vehicle Workshop
189 Jobs Completed
Hernebay
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business, with over 25 years experience with 15 years at maindealers covering Ford, Vauxhall and Toyota. We have honest and friendly staff who have great morals when it comes to trusting us with your vehicle you rely on on a daily basis. Checkatrade rated and RAC approved.

Westbere Garage
57 Jobs Completed
Canterbury
3.6 / 5

We are a quality-minded garage based in Canterbury. We are also the largest independent garage in Canterbury.

Our customers are proud of the top quality, professional and friendly service that we offer. We pride ourselves in high customer satisfaction.

This is why we are continually investing in a new technology training and equipment that enable us to deliver excellent service to our customers. Be rest assured, your car will be looked after by our highly qualified technicians.

We offer the same quality level servicing that you would experience at the main dealer. But we offer you the personal touch, we are a family run business and pride ourselves in high customer satisfaction.

By using Westbere Garage you will be treated as an individual, and you can rest assured with our company policy: “Top Quality Service, Nothing Less”

Protyre - Sittingbourne
114 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.8 / 5

Protyre Sittingbourne was originally opened as Tyremark in 2009 before joining the Protyre network in June 2014. Protyre Sittingbourne on Eurolink way has gained a reputation for fitting tyres to performance vehicles and more recently the skills gained by the team at Sittingbourne have been extended to match the needs of all motorists. Protyre Sittingbourne sells and fits tyres from all the leading manufacturers including Pirelli, Bridgestone, Continental, Michelin and Goodyear. Protyre Sittingbourne also have a comprehensive range of mid range tyres from FALKEN and economy tyres from Runway. Kevin and the team will be pleased to advise customers of the best tyres to meet your driving needs and purse.

As a result of customer demand Protyre Sittingbourne have extended their range of services to include brake, exhaust and battery replacement and most recently car, van and 4x4 servicing. The centre also stock and can order alloy wheels from leading brands including Calibre and Dolz. Protyre Sittingbourne boast two wheel alignment systems a computerised Proalign system and a John Bean Laser Alignment. For the time poor the centre opens on Sundays for any motoring requirements.

We also now carry out Class 4 MOT Testing.

Hidden Performance Ltd
19 Jobs Completed
sandwich
4.3 / 5

Hidden Performance
We maintain a high standard of work at low rates,
Every Customer is important to us,
Services to engine conversions all work is carried out

Formula One Autocentres - Canterbury
147 Jobs Completed
Canterbury
3.8 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

S And T Fleet Support
102 Jobs Completed
Hernebay
4.6 / 5

S & T Fleet Support works throughout London and South East.

We operate as fully mobile mechanics, meaning that we will repair your vehicle at your home, workplace or even at the side of the road. We specialise in light commercial vehicles but have a wealth of skills and knowledge that allows us to carry out repairs and services on all makes and models of vehicles. We carry all the latest diagnostics equipment, so we're able to diagnose all sorts of faults, as well as carrying out the more common repair types, such as:

- Servicing
- Brakes
- Full diagnostics
- Suspensions
- Car Electrics

We offer a 24 hr service for recovery and breakdown, so you can have peace of mind that we are available when you need us most. We now also accept card payments. We keep our prices affordable and transparent which means there are no hidden costs. All our work is guaranteed for 12months/12,000miles and all our parts come with a standard manufacturer warranty. If you are looking for honest advice, outstanding repairs and an efficient service, you don't need to look any further.

Carbulance
176 Jobs Completed
Herne Common
4.8 / 5

Carbulance

Repair & Shine UK
302 Jobs Completed
SITTINGBOURNE
4.5 / 5

Welcome to REPAIR & SHINE UK

At Repair & Shine UK You will find our professional team able to offer you a personal unique service. We pride ourselves on our fantastic customer care at competitive prices.

Our premises are located on the Eurolink Industrial Estate in Sittingbourne, Kent. We have full spray Booth facilities complete with oven for that perfect paint finish.

We specialise in mobile paint repairs, accident damage, mechanical repairs, Valeting, 24 hour recovery, new and part worn tyres.

The services we provide are: - Mobile mechanics-Accident Repair-Bumper scuff and minor paint and Alloy wheel refurbishment- Mechanical repairs- Diagnostics- Servicing- Professional valeting- Mots - 24hr Recovery- 24hr Tyre Service.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

J D Cambelts
12 Jobs Completed
Upstreet
5.0 / 5

I specialise in cambelt replacement, repair, and diagnosis. I also carry out servicing, clutches, MOT's and most repair operations.

I have been in the motor trade since leaving school in 1979 and I have been working for myself since 2005.

Perrys Sittingbourne
9 Jobs Completed
Bapchild
4.2 / 5

Welcome to Perrys Sittingbourne, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean that you'll get a great deal more. With Perrys, we don't fast fit. Instead we use care and attention to ensure that you receive the right fix, at the right price, first time around. Our time-served technicians are all manufacturer-trained using the latest diagnostic equipment and technology, with all of our work guaranteed for 12 months or 10,000 miles. Also, you will be safe in the knowledge that we use trusted and official parts.We offer a wide range of alternative transport options from Courtesy Cars to Collection and Delivery. If you prefer, you can while you wait for your vehicle to be repaired or serviced in one of our sites comfortable reception areas, which have free Wi Fi and refreshments.We look forward to hearing from you.

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Oil Change in Whitstable
Frequently asked questions
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What is engine oil?

Engine oil is critical for the health of your car and if the engine oil warning light has come on, you need to pull over and check under your car to see if there is a leak. If there is, you need to get to a garage as quickly as possible as a low amount of engine oil is damaging to a car.This is because engine oil prevents the build-up of heat and friction in between the parts in your cars engine. Without engine oil to ease the friction and disperse the heat, there will be a serions problem.

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What oil is best for my car?

There are a number of different engine oils available to motorists and it can be confusing when trying to choose which one is right for you. To help you understand which one you should buy, we have written a useful guide below the pricing table. We'll tell you the difference between synthetic oil, none synthetic oil, conventional motor oil and high-mileage motor oil.

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What will happen if I don't get my engine oil topped up?

Bad things! By ignoring the engine oil light on your car, you are taking a massive risk with the health of the car and your own safety. There are two possible causes of a car running out of engine oil. The first is that it has naturally been used up and it simply needs topping up. If this is he case you car will need to be topped up as soon as possible as key components will be generating dangerous amounts of heat and friction, however, the engine oil light will come on while there is still enough engine oil in the system to see you through to your next top up. However, the second cause of engine oil dropping is that there is a leak in the system. You can check this by checking under the vehicle and looking out for dripping. If the engine warning light has come on and you can see dripping, there is a strong chance that it is engine oil. If this is the case, you need to get to a garage as soon as possible and have the source of the leak plugged.

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How long does a car oil change take?

For an oil change at a garage, expect the wait time for the job to be 30-45 minutes.

Average rating for  Oil Change in Whitstable bookings

5.00

6 reviews

Changing Car Oil

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about changing the oil in your car. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide and video to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

Changing the oil in a car is an essential part of keeping a vehicle healthy and safe. Engine oil is the lubricant that keeps the numerous moving parts moving without friction.

You will know when you need to change the oil in your car as soon as the yellow light on your dashboard comes on. As soon as this happens you should take your car to a garage to have the oil.

Changing oil is recommended every 3000-5000km, however if you have a special synthetic oil, you may be able to go 10,000 miles before changing.

However, if you drive your car fast, live in a hot, cold or dusty environment, you may need to change the oil in your car more often. If you have an older car you may need to have the oil changed more frequently too.

Having the oil changed on your car is not a complicated job however it can be a very messy as it involves draining old oil from underneath the car a new batch being poured in.

It is essential that your filter is also changed as your engines performance depends greatly on the distribution of oil throughout the system.

The filter allows dirt and debris to be carried out of the car engine which is vital to keep it running, however, much like a hoover, the filter can become clogged up and the performance of the whole system is effected as a result.

The mechanic who is changing your oil will also clean the filter as this is part of having your oil changed.

If you want to learn how to change the oil in your car and do the job yourself, you can, however you will need specialist tools and supplies to replace oil yourself.

There are also several types of oil and oil filter which are manufactured to work in certain engines. Find out from the car owner’s manual which oil and filter is correct for your car, the main types are:


Synthetic motor oil

This is the highest grade of oil as it is created by oil engineers, scientists and chemists who control the ingredients in a highly measured and calculated way. This oil will have the highest levels of lubrication and engine protection which will keep your engine running smoothly and guard against heat build-up.


Synthetic blend motor oils

This type of oil is a mixture between conventional oils and the synthetic type described above. This type of oil is recommended for cars, vans, lorries and heavy loaded vehicles as is contains excellent low-temperature properties.


High-mileage motor oil

If you have an older car this is the oil for you. Some high mileage, high performance cars are better served by synthetic oil. However, this blend of oil has a unique mixture of additives and viscosity, this oil will have reduced burn off, will help seal oil leaks and will also help improve the combustion chamber sealing which in turn improves engine compression.


Conventional motor oil

Conventional oil comes in many grades, based on viscosity (thickness and fluidity), with each grade being blended to suit a particular car, environment and driving style.

Make sure you use the right oil if you are replacing it yourself or if you’re getting it completed by a garage.

You should be able to find what oil you need by looking in your car owner’s manual, this is important because if you put the wrong oil in your car you could face trouble!

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 10,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive steering and suspension repair deals for you.

To find the best oil replacement in your region:


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